| Apr 28, 2011
| 8:31 AM
The extensive swath of tornadoes that slashed across the South last night left behind almost unimaginable destruction, especially in Alabama. In Florida, most of us know someone who has moved here from our neighboring state and we’re looking at...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 3:14 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Is Reggie Bush on his way out of The Big Easy?
Well, it might look that way based on what he posted on his Twitter account Thursday after the team drafted running back Mark Ingram: "It's been fun New Orleans."
Bush's agent, Joel Segal...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:50 AM
The violent tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing at least 117, had hospital employees rushing to transport patients to safety at the last few minutes and forced others into refrigerators for shelter. There was 20 minutes of advance warning provided...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 9:46 AM
I was a Harvard Law graduate taking a shot at being a sports writer, working for a small afternoon paper in Alabama. I had no idea what I was doing. I'm not even sure why I sent Fred Turner my stuff.
So he went and hired me. I couldn't have been more...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 8:56 AM
We spent the late morning & early afternoon taking in the Fiesta bowl parade. Had a great time, well done parade with high school bands from Alabama, PA, Texas, Kansas & California, just to name a few. My favorite part was the UCMB (surprise), but the...
| May 14, 2011
Power, money and love fuel extravaganzas. Railroad millionaire Henry E. Huntington had all three and used them in the closing decade of his life to build his eponymous San Marino library and gardens. You know the mansion, the cactus and the Japanese tea...
| Dec 22, 2010
Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
| Nov 18, 2010
Here's some high praise for the script of "Get Low": Star Robert Duvall compares it to the work of his dear, departed friend, the distinguished playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote.
"Individualizing, particularizing a place, a Southern theme, but yet...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 10:41 PM
| Feb 1, 2011
| 3:16 PM
While the presidential campaign hasn't officially started, Mitt Romney leads the pack in pre-campaign fundraising by a handful of potential Republican presidential contenders, according to records filed with the Federal Election Commission.
| May 20, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said it would be "foolish" for Democrats to propose their own federal budget for 2012, despite continued attacks from Republicans that the party is ducking its responsibility to put forward a solution to the nation's...